NY Lawmakers Show They Care More About Illegal Immigrants Than Gold Star Families

NY Lawmakers Show They Care More About Illegal Immigrants Than Gold Star Families Just one week after the passage of a bill which would set aside $27 million dollars annually to support tuition aid for illegal immigrants, New York lawmakers have voted to hold a bill which would provide similar financial supports to a large number of the state’s military families. Bill A02991 would have provided free tuition, room and board to immediate family members of American serviceman killed while on active duty. The bill was held by a 15 to 11 vote in the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee, likely killing the bill — as it will probably not see motion to a floor vote in this 2019 legislative session, which includes just 25 more days between now and mid-June. “It’s disgraceful,” Republican Assemblyman Gary Finch told Syracuse News. “Soldiers who lay down their lives and make the ultimate sacrifice represent the best of us. The children they love so dearly deserve access to the opportunity and promise that is the hallmark of this country,” Finch added. “I can’t imagine what’s in your heart when you vote ‘no’ on a bill like this. www.westernjournal.com/ny-law…